Photovoltaics

Wind Energy

Solar Thermal

Zero-Energy Buildings


Steven Strong's
The Solar Electric House
Steven Strong's Classic Book: The Solar Electric House

A consumer's guide to solar home design, by the pre-eminent authority on renewable energy systems.


services for green building consultants and engineers

The Solaire, New York City
SDA collaborated with architect Cesar Pelli and Albanese Development
on the Solaire at Battery Park City, New York



Lewis Environmental Center, Oberlin College
SDA helped Oberlin's Lewis Center go zero-energy with 100% solar power.



MITRE Centre
SDA helped the MITRE Corporation showcase its high-tech vision.



Sustainable Solutions for Buildings: The SDA Advantage

Solar Design Associates offers you comprehensive consulting services for design, engineering, and integration of solar electric, solar thermal and wind power applications.

For your new or existing buildings, developments and planned communities, SDA brings thirty years of in-depth experience to the collaborative process.

Partner with us to fulfill a wide range of requirements for your green building project. We can provide a single source of responsibility from inception to completion, or collaborate with you on:
  • Site planning/assessment
  • Needs assessment and feasibility studies
  • Complete design and engineering through construction documents
  • Component sourcing and procurement assistance
  • Contract bidding/negotiation
  • Technical support during construction
  • Systems acceptance testing and commissioning
  • System data acquisition and monitoring systems
  • Owner O&M documentation and training
  • Ongoing technical support
SDA edoes solar at the White House
SDA collaborated with the National Park Service to help green the White House.


Tufts residence hall
SDA helped Tufts University go green with solar electric and thermal systems.


Ballard Library, Seattle
SDA worked with the city of Seattle integrate electric glass and rooftop PV into the new Ballard Library.
We would be pleased to discuss requirements and explore design options for your next project. We also provide additional project details and references from clients upon request.

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